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Frank Morrow

Alternative Views is a public affairs program that produced 563 one-hour TV shows between September, 1978, and April, 1998. It's goal was to provide information and perspectives that either were not shown on the regular media or were greatly distorted by them. The show also provided a platform for other people to present their views and to play their documentaries that the Establishment media would not present. Alternative Views was distributed by mail to 85 cable systems that served over 250...



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126. (N) BOYS FOR SALE (PART I) The tragic and shocking abuse of boy prostitutes is discussed by Dr. Tom Philpott and former Editor of _The Daily Texan_, Mark McKinnon, who has written articles on the subject. Philpott has found that these children are frequently physically abused, even tortured and killed. Many of the men who participate in this "practice" are among some of the most respected people at the top levels of the U.S. corporate and governmental structures. We discuss...
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540. THE COMPANY AND THE COUNTRY: A CONVERSATION WITH PHIL AGEE (PART I) Former CIA officer and best selling author Agee discusses his history in the CIA, and the CIA harassment of him after he quit the agency and decided to write his first book, "CIA Diary: Inside the Company." He also discusses current events and other CIA operations. Recorded November, 1995 Copyright December, 1995 541. THE COMPANY AND THE COUNTRY: A CONVERSATION WITH PHIL AGEE (PART II) Agee's discussion...
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179. THE WAR GAME: THE REALITY OF NUCLEAR WAR We present the US television premiere of Peter Watkins' film "The War Game," a graphic portrayal of what would happen in the event of a nuclear attack on Great Britain. The movie was so powerful and realistic that the BBC banned it from TV despite the fact that the film had been commissioned by the BBC and had won an Academy Award in l966 for best documentary. Although it has been shown in a few movie theatres in the US, it has not been...
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Author of _Cover Up_ discusses the JFK assassination with emphasis on the new evidence obtained by Congress and by himself through the Freedom of Information Act; also features startling blowups of photographs of the assassination. News: May, 1986 Recorded 1981 Gary Shaw film recorded July, 1978 Copyright July, 1979 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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215. ON COMPANY BUSINESS (PART I) The most comprehensive indictment of the Central Intelligence Agency is presented in this award-winning film by Allan Francovich. The documentary, which took five years to research and produce, covers the CIA from all aspects: the policy level,the middle stratum organizations which are Agency fronts, the activities of the CIA field personnel and their agents, and the results of their efforts in the target countries and on the individuals involved. The film is...
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The nation's most highly published writer on the American power structure, Dr. G. William Domhoff, spends two programs clearly describing how power is wielded, by whom, and for whose benefit in this country. The author of "Who Rules America Now?" and "The Higher Circles" weaves together the intricate economic, political and sociological aspects of the people and institutions which interlock to control the U.S. Recorded July, 1986 Copyright July, 1987...
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21. THE ROCKEFELLERS We feature a historical, economic and political analysis of the Rockefeller dynasty and the central role of its economic and political institutions in the national and international power structure. News ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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492. THE de ANTONIO LEGACY (PART I) The late Emile de Antonio was America's most outstanding maker of documentaries. These films have been presented in theatres all over the US and in much of the rest of the Western world. Although his documentaries have won much acclaim--including an Academy Award nomination--with one exception, his works have not been presented on television, mainly because they are quite hard-hitting and very political from a more radical point of view. His documentary on...
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483. THE MAFIA, THE CIA AND GEORGE BUSH (PART I) Former reporter for the "Houston Chronicle," Pete Brewton tells of one of the most momentous stories of the past 50 years and how it has been suppressed by the establishment media and the Congress. Pete's book "The Mafia, CIA and George Bush," shows the incredible complexity of the relationships in the operation of the destruction of hundreds of Savings and Loans at the hands of the CIA and the Mafia, stealing many billions of...
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153. (NC) COVERT ACTION (Part I) Our three-part series on covert action, featuring former CIA official John Stockwell and Louis Wolf, co-editor of _Covert Action Information Bulletin_, begins with an overview of the general nature and activities of the CIA. We then discuss how the "Intelligence Identities Protection Act" and the Reagan executive order on intelligence agencies would promote media self-censorship and thus repress public scrutiny and criticism of intelligence (including...
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255. JOHN STOCKWELL (PART I): PREPARATIONS FOR WAR AND THE CURTAILMENT OF CIVIL LIBERTIES Former CIA official Stockwell discusses, first, the Reagan policies in Nicaragua and the effects they are having in that country. He contrasts the American government's description of the Contras as "Freedom Fighters" with the reality of the horrible tortures and killings the US-backed mercenaries are carrying out. Next, John reviews the many laws, court decisionsand Executive Orders which...
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291. FACES OF WAR In an effort to inform the American people about the tragic toll in human life which the Reagan administration's Central American policy has caused, the Neighbor-to-Neighbor organization in San Francisco made a documentary "Faces of War" about the people in El Salvador and Nicaragua who have been living in the war zones. The organization has been raising money and trying to buy time on TV stations around the country, but more than 100 stations have refused to sell...
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401. THE PANAMA PUZZLE With the U.S. invasion of Panama and the control of press access to the country by the military, we seek out as many sources as we can to provide the many pieces of this complex puzzle to try to determine what actually happened and why. We also review the past relationships of Gen. Noriega with George Bush and the entire illegal arms and drugs operation which was run out of the White House to see how these fit in with the present situation. Recorded Jan. 12, 1990...
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58. (N) IRAN: TWO INSIDERS' VIEWS In a stunning and emotional powerful program, an Iranian poet and political dissident vividly describes his incarceration and torture at the hands of the Shah's police -- SAVAK. Additionally, Lisa Radcliffe, who recently returned from an extensive trip to Iran, relates her experiences. She also shows the State Department documents which the students holding the hostages gave her, documenting CIA involvement and counter-revolutionary activity of the U.S. which...
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358. JOHN STOCKWELL: THE REAL DRUG LORDS This is a most comprehensive presentation of the history, structure, and operation of the narcotics trade. Former CIA official John Stockwell traces the history of the business from the Opium Wars in China, the American assistance to the Mafia and to other crime syndicates during and after World War II, through the French narcotics involvement in Indo-China and the U.S. assumption of this operation during the Viet Nam War, to the present day where the...
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517. AMERICAN POWER STRUCTURE UPDATE (PART II) See also: AV_516-AMERICAN_POWER_STRUCTURE_UPDATE-PART_I In the concluding hour we provide the bases of elite control of the economic system through an interlocking network of stock ownership and shared directorates, especially by the ruling class banks and insurance companies. Next is an assessment of the distribution of wealth and income in the country. Then we analyze the place and function of the mass media in the power structure, finding that...
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175. LIES AGREED UPON: GEORGE SELDES AND THE AMERICAN PRESS (PART I) Although George Seldes is one of the giants in the history of American journalism, particularly in the field of press criticism, he has been neglected and blacklisted by the mainstream press. In this three-part series we present the American TV debut of Seldes, who was a foreign correspondent from 1917-1939 and who published the alternative newspaper "In Fact" in the 1940s and l950s. Seldes wrote over 20 books and...
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144. POLITICAL MURDER, KLAN/NAZI STYLE (PART I) A comprehensive look at the Klan and Nazi killings of union organizers during an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro, N.C., and the subsequent acquittal of the assassins. Highlighting the program is a replay of the video footage which was taken at the murder scene by TV reporters. Lewis Pitts, prominent civil rights attorney who has assisted the American Indian Movement and worked in the Karen Silkwood case, presents the shocking facts of the...
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258. HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: WHAT PEOPLE EXPERIENCED Three short works are shown which reveal in powerful and touching reality what it was like to endure the atomic bombings in Japan. First is a 22 minute documentary, Hiroshima-Nagasaki," which contains movie footage in the cities after the bombs exploded. The documentary is so explicit and powerful that it was suppressed by the U.S. government for many years. Next is a short work containing the drawings of children and adults depicting...
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90. INSIDE EL SALVADOR (REVOLUTION OR DEATH) Members of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador discuss the civil war going on in that country and the possible effects of a Reagan foreign policy that more actively supports military dictatorships. We show a 45-minute documentary, Revolution or Death? , commissioned by the World Council of Churches to inform the public about the brutal nature of the current military junta ruling El Salvador. Recorded Dec. 1980 Copyright Dec....
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360. ALTERNATIVE VIEWS SAMPLER '88 This program contains sections of many Alternative Views programs, particularly those from 1985-88. It shows the variety of programming in various categories and subjects. Copyright Sep., 1988 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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In the second in this two-part series on the American power structure William Domhoff emphasizes how the power system works politically and how individuals are brought up into the Power Elite by prominent members of the ruling class. He also describes the local power structures, how they interconnect with the national power structure, and how they differ in their operation and primary interests from the national control group. Recorded July, 1986 Copyright June, 1987...
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279. JOHN STOCKWELL: RETURN TO VIET NAM Former CIA official John Stockwell recently made a trip to Viet Nam with his Vietnamese wife and son. The trip required many months of inquiries and waiting, trying to get visas. It also stirred complex, deep emotions in John and his family because John had worked in Viet Nam during the last months of the war. John describes the country and the people, and indicates the steps the government has taken to effect recovery from the war. We review with John...
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269 THE ELITES WHO GOVERN US: Bilderbergers, Trilateral Commission, Council on Foreign Relations A subject never discussed on the traditional mass media is the focus of this Alternative Views program. The program specifies the top political and economic organizations (groups such as the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderberg Group, and the Council on Foreign Relations, which are the key organizations which determine U.S. policy and which provide the top decision makers--regardless of whether...
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55. (N) "BIG D:" FROM JFK TO KKK This combination documentary and discussion of the history, present activities, and significance of the Ku Klux Klan in the U.S. includes a show and tell with the Klan newsletter and extensive video coverage and analysis of an anti-Klan rally in Dallas. Texas ACLU director John Duncan discusses the group. ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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463. POTPOURRI 17: CIA & DRUGS, HIROSHIMA, ECOLOGY, POLITICAL VIDEOS This potpourri contains a story about a covert CIA operation in which many of the American participants were mysteriously killed; a moving documentary, which was suppressed by the US government for many years, about what the people endured during the bombing of Hiroshima; and short videos about the ecology and various other political subjects. News: January 31, 1992 "Possession of My Soul" Copyright January, 1991...
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516. AMERICAN POWER STRUCTURE UPDATE (PART I) See also: AV_517-AMERICAN_POWER_STRUCTURE_UPDATE-PART_II Here is the magnum opus: a two part series containing the most detailed presentation of the nature of the U.S. power structure ever seen on television. In addition to the material gathered by Alternative Views producer Frank Morrow, author of "The U.S. Power Structure and the Mass Media," the program contains relevant portions of previous programs with the following people and films:...
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245. WAITING FOR THE INVASION We show a documentary made by Dee Dee Halleck, Skip Blumberg and others which depicts the attitudes of people in Nicaragua as they prepare for a possible U.S. invasion while they fight the American-backed "contras" who are trying to overthrow the Sandinista government. The videomakers interview many American citizens who live in Nicaragua and who support the Sandinista government, including a small businessman, a manager of a large multinational...
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478. FED UP With economist Jack Hopper we review two books on the Federal Reserve, as we provide a close-up of this secretive and powerful organization. The books are "Secrets of the Temple," by William Greider, and "The Secrets of the Federal Reserve," by Eustace Mullins. The books show the history and incredible, unchecked power of the Fed to control the US economy, to effect the outcome of presidential elections, and to wreak havoc on the American people while enriching...
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277. HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: WERE THEY NECESSARY? Considerable new information has come to light about the decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan. Our co-host, Dr. Douglas Kellner, reviews these new studies and shows that Japan was desperately seeking a way to end the war, that the estimate of American casualties resulting from an invasion of Japan was grossly exaggerated. and that many prominent military leaders--including Gen. Eisenhower--were against using the bomb. We show three...
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456. THE S & L COVERUP: A REPORTER'S STORY Pete Brewton of the Houston Post wrote a pioneering series about the penetration of the Mafia and the CIA into scores of savings and loan banks which failed. He tells his story about how he wrote the series and how the government and the Establishment media covered the information up. VHS Recorded Oct. 26, 1991 Copyright Oct. 1991 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no...
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453. POTPOURRI 16: US PROPAGANDA, UNIONS, A WITCH, YUGOSLAVIA In addition to stories showing how Americans are propagandized, we show the struggles of a local union against the cable company; a woman who calls herself a "witch," which simply means a healer, who describes the history of healers (mainly women and people of color using herbs) in the US who were displaced by organized medicine (mainly white men) who used barbaric methods to "treat" sick people; a history of the...
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435. BANK BAILOUT II Rob Widdowson tells us about the precarious state the big, Establishment banks are in, and that the FDIC does not have the reserves to handle the situation. Consequently, the "powers that be" are preparing to execute a massive bailout of them, with all investors completely covered---too big to fail. It will be a bailout three times the size of the S & L fiasco. In addition to the banks, we also provide more information on the Gulf War. News: Feb. 8, 1991...
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231. THE CIA, TERRORISM, ASSASSINATION, AND THE NEXT WAR Featuring former CIA official John Stockwell, an historical analysis of the CIA disinformation effort concerning the bogus Libyan hit squads, which were supposedly to kill President Reagan, is compared with the Administration's propaganda in the handling of war preparations in Central America. Also presented is information from the Progressive) magazine which shows that the US--mainly through the CIA--established, financed,...
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349. GUATEMALA: A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW (PART I) This two-part series provides us with a comprehensive background for understanding what is happening in Guatemala. It features a touching documentary on the history of the country, the genocidal terror which the government has been carrying out for many years, and the people's struggles to defend themselves and to improve their poor living conditions. One of our two Guatemalan guests is Dr. Arturo Arias of the Latin American Studies Department of...
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48. (C) JOHN STOCKWELL AND THE CIA (PART III) John Stockwell introduces the documentary made about him by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Saul Landau. The movie has been shown in several film festivals around the world and on TV in many countries; but the U.S. networks, including PBS, refused to show it. Consequently, our showing provides its American premiere. Next, we look at segments of three weeks' coverage by the TV networks of the situation concerning the Russian troops in Cuba,...
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414. NAZIS, FASCISTS AND REPUBLICANS Investigator and author describes the nature and functions of the "New Right" in the US. He shows the many connections with ex-Nazis and Fascists and their collaborators, even in positions of top leadership. Chip reveals how these groups are interconnected with the right-wing fundamentalists, the US intelligence agencies, and the top US political leaders, including Reagan and Bush. He also specifies how these organizations are given large amounts...
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382. EL SALVADOR: THE CONTINUING STRUGGLE Centerpiece is a moving and informative documentary, "The People Will Not Be Silent", on the struggles of the Salvadoran people along with their successes and their tragedies. It shows the amazing courage of the people, who continue to struggle for survival and human dignity despite the continued horrible repression. Even some of the people who are on the documentary do not survive. News: May 9, 1989; March, 1989 Copyright May, 1989...
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Reports and a documentary about various forms of rape: rape against women; a report of people of Eastern Europe who are trying to overthrow their governmental "rapists;" rape in the form of the exploitation and oppression of the working people of the world; and a documentary about the rape of the environment by corporations and the government in Montana. News: August 27, 1991 Sonia Johnson recorded May, 1984 "Shame on Montana" Copyright 1991 Copyright August, 1991...
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139. (NC) CIA UPDATE [1981] Former CIA case officer makes another appearance to discuss recent activities of the CIA. Particular emphasis is placed on the congressional bill and the executive order which remove previous restraints on the intelligence services and which will make it a felony to reveal their activities and personnel, resulting in the first official secrets act in the history of the country. Recorded February, 1981; November, 1986 Copyright November, 1986...
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Catalog for all Alternative Views programs. See http://www.archive.org/details/alternative_views/
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72. MULTINATIONALS AT LARGE The centerpiece of this program is the outstanding documentary Controlling Interest (1978) about the operation and effects of multinational corporations. This is followed by a discussion with a research scientist, John Valentine, with "Science for the People", who recounts his experiences and analyzes how private industry and universities collaborate in a preoccupation with profits at the expense of people. ******************************************* *...
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485. NAFTA IS AFTA YA' A panel of experts talks about NAFTA, emphasizing what is happening along the American border with Mexico, but placing it within the framework of GATT and the drive of international Capital to bypass the local, state and national governmental authorities by setting up international bodies to control commerce at the expense of workers and the ecology. Recorded December, 1992 News: December, 1992 Copyright January, 1993 ******************************************* * Note: *...
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390. JFK ASSASSINATION: THE CONSPIRACY (PART I) The two most popular people to have appeared over the years on Alternative Views can be seen in these two programs in our continuing series on the John Kennedy assassination---Gary Shaw, assassination expert and author of "Cover-up," and former CIA official John Stockwell. In this first program we focus on the nature of the massive and complex conspiracy to shoot the president and on how many individuals and organizations fit into the...
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One of America's leading radical intellectuals, Noam Chomsky of MIT--co-author of "Manufacturing Consent"--gives a speech on how the American people are highly propagandized and manipulated by the government and the press, so that the elites who control the US political and economic system can govern as they wish without democratic interference. He shows that the resulting US foreign policy has been to brutalize much of the world, particularly the Third World. Recorded March, 1989...
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402. JOHN STOCKWELL: THE PANAMA CONNECTION Continuing our evaluation of the Panama invasion, John Stockwell shares his knowledge and insight, relying on his experience in the CIA to shed light on the complex situation. Recorded Jan. 30, 1990 Copyright January, 1990 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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74. (NC) THE CIA: ON COMPANY BUSINESS We once again examine that dark, vicious world of the CIA -- the use of U.S. labor organizations, the overthrow of legitimate governments, providing arms to favored groups, covert use of the American mass media, U.S. torture schools and CIA torture supervisors abroad -- all resulting in great human suffering and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and in the maintenance of repressive regimes. Sections of the meticulously documented, award-winning...
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287. MICHAEL MANLEY SPEAKS OUT! When Socialist Michael Manley was Prime Minister of Jamaica, he tried to develop his country's economy in a democratic and independent way. But he ran afoul of the multinational world of corporations, banks, agencies such as the International Monetary Fund, the U.S. government, and the CIA. In a speech at the University of Texas, Manley, an economist and author of many books, relates some of his experiences and tells of the grip which the developed countries have...
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278. THE LAST DAYS OF THE CIA IN VIET NAM In a gripping, fascinating program we are taken inside the "green door" of the CIA operations in Viet Nam and see the corruption, inefficiency, duplicity, immorality and stupidity of high U.S. officials as former CIA official John Stockwell relates his experiences during the last months of the war. He reveals the incredible corruption of the South Vietnamese army which made it an impotent fighting force. However, the reporting by lower echelon...
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321. THE CIA, CONGRESS AND THE PRESS A documentary is presented in which former CIA employees and other people who have written about the CIA tell of the extent of penetration of the mass media by the CIA and how the media are used by that agency to manipulate public opinion. CIA whistleblowers such as John Stockwell relate how these operations actually were implemented in various covert actions in which they were involved around the world. At the conclusion of the film, we look with John...
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In the conclusion of this two-part series, Noam Chomsky takes questions from the audience. Inserted into this program is our presentation of an article from "The Progressive" magazine which shows the various techniques used by the press to distort information. Copyright April, 1991 ****************************************** * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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299. KAL-007: WHOSE MURDER? A new book has recently been published regarding the shooting down of the Korean jet liner 007 by the Russians. We review this comprehensive, detailed book with former CIA official John Stockwell, and provide information from several other sources regarding the tragedy. The sources show beyond a doubt that the plane was on an intelligence gathering mission which had been carefully planned to violate Russian air space in its most sensitive area. Stockwell points out...
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160. INSIDE ISRAEL Israeli citizen and Peace Now activist Ilan Ziv gives us startling insights into the psychology of his country's leaders and citizens. He also evaluates the peace movement in Israel and the peace protests within the Israeli armed forces. Most revealing, however, is his analysis of the great affect the Holocaust had on the Israeli psyche--particularly that of this generation of Israeli leaders--which has caused severe psychological distortions, resulting in a country and...
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73. INSIDE SAUDI ARABIA A native of India and University of Texas professor, Gayatri Spivak recounts her experiences as a teacher in a girls' school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She provides insights into Arab history, life, culture, and a critical analysis of the recent film Death of a Princess , and the controversy surrounding it. Recorded June, 1980 Copyright Feb. 1990 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in...
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120. AN INFORMAL EVENING WITH CHARLIE KING Charlie King writes and performs songs about ordinary people's lives, political events and various protest movements. His song "Acres of Claims" is a best seller and has become the anthem of the anti-nuclear movement. King sings several of his songs, explains the background of his music's origins and content and recounts his anti-nuke experience. A special feature of the program is the insertion of visual materials to enhance the meaning and...
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This variety program contains information about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA," and the terrible toll the Maquiladora companies are taking on the environment and on the people along the Mexican-US border; a Japanese animated documentary about what it was like to endure the A-bombing of Hiroshima; an Iranian relates in graphic detail the torture he went through at the hands of the CIA supported secret police--SAVAK; and the efforts of two comedians to warn their fellow...
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554. A SIGNATURE---AND FASCISM! The United States can easily be turned into a fascist nation at the stroke of a pen under the provisions of the Federal Emergency Management Act. What is being planned is cloaked in secrecy, but what has been revealed is frightening: suspension of our Constitutional rights; arrest of political dissenters without habeas corpus; and concentration camps, designed to hold millions of people, which are being readied all over the U.S. No approval by congress or state...
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502. SUFFER, LITTLE CHILDREN The subject is the abusive treatment of children in our society. The centerpiece is a documentary/discussion produced in Mountain View, California, by Sue Myers-Smith on the abduction of children and what people can do about it. Documentary Copyright 1993 Copyright August, 1993 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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470. ELECTION '92: THE HIDDEN SCANDALS Lanny Sinkin (see #469) presents information about the most outstanding scandals of the Reagan-Bush years--the October Surprise, Irangate, Iraqgate, CIA drug operations, the S & L debacle, the massive transfer of wealth from the lower classes to the wealthy--and speculates what effect they might have on the impending presidential elections, particularly since Perot was aware of these scandals. Recorded June 4, 1992 News: June 11, 1992 Copyright June,...
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520. POTPOURRI 29: CLEAR CUTTING; '52 ELECTION; THE FED; FOOD IRRADIATION The central focus of this potpourri is a documentary from the Sierra Club about clear cutting and the destruction of American forests. Other features are an update with economist Dr. Jack Hopper about the activities of the Federal Reserve, and Dr. James Ebert providing the latest status on food irradiation. Interspersed are Democratic radio jingles for playing during the 1952 presidential election between Stevenson and...
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289. OUR UNDECLARED WARS Former CIA official John Stockwell discusses three main areas of US covert action--Nicaragua, Libya and Angola. Stockwell has Traveled extensively in Nicaragua, participated in an early covert action against Gaddafi, and was chief of the CIA's Angolan task force. Also discussed is the little publicized, major change in American foreign policy since Reagan took office. This is the initiation of carrying on "low-intensity" conflicts of long duration,...
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373. ACCENT ON ANGOLA Cuba expert and member of the Venceremos Brigade, Kenneth Jones recently returned from trips to Cuba and Angola. Jones provides detailed information and insight into the history and current state of struggle by the government of Angola as it faces the U.S.-backed rebel forces and the American-supplied South African forces trying to overthrow the government. Interspersed with Jones comments are sections recorded from Cuban TV of three one-hour documentaries about the Cuban...
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481. COLUMBUS: THE MAN, THE LEGACY With two authors we discuss the myth and reality of Columbus and the devastating effect of him and his successors on Western Hemisphere and its native peoples. Ward Churchill, professor at the University of Colorado and member of the American Indian Movement, and Kirkpatrick Sale, researcher for the Schumacher Institute, are interviewed. Recorded Oct. 29, 1992 Copyright Nov.,1992 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information...
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280. THE OVERBURDENED ECONOMY Lloyd Dumas, professor of Political Economy at the University of Texas at Dallas, explains in clear, easy-to-understand terms what is happening in the U.S. economy. Author of the new book "The Overburdened Economy," Dr. Dumas shows that the much ballyhooed Reaganite claims of recovery are spurious, that the American economy has in fact been declining since the late 1960s, and that Reaganomics has made the situation much worse. Lloyd steers us through the...
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376. NOAM CHOMSKY SPEAKS OUT! America's outstanding radical intellectual, Chomsky discusses the ideological war waged by the Reagan administration against the American people, particularly within the framework of the situations in El Salvador and Nicaragua. He also evaluates the complicity of the mass media in these efforts. Chomsky maintains that because of widespread opposition to its policies, the Reagan administration regarded the US population as enemy territory, and had to resort to...
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371. ELECTION '88 POST MORTEM: JOHN STOCKWELL Former CIA official John Stockwell looks at the 1988 presidential elections. He analyzes the amazing loss by the Democrats of a seemingly certain victory. He also assesses what a Bush administration can be, particularly when so many people inside and outside the government, at home and abroad, have knowledge of so much damaging information about Bush's past. Stockwell views the elections from the power elite and ruling class perspective in which we...
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418. PHILIP AGEE SPEAKS OUT! (PART I) Former CIA officer Agee, who wrote "Inside the Company" and "On the Run," relates his experiences in the Agency and provides his insights into contemporary political and economic issues. 419. PHILIP AGEE SPEAKS OUT! (PART II) Recorded March 6, 1990 Copyright Aug., 1990 A continuation of Part I, plus a wide-ranging question-and-answer section. Recorded March 6, 1990 News: July 31, 1990 Copyright Aug., 1990...
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146. (N) THREE MILE ISLAND AFTERMATH Randy King, a resident of Harrisburg who experienced firsthand the Three Mile Island nuclear accident and who now participates in a coalition of anti-nuclear groups, reveals much information about the TMI accident and his own conversion to anti-nuclear activism. He talks about the coverup of information on the tragic consequences to the health of the residents in the area: the soaring rate of miscarriages, stillbirths and deformed children, with even greater...
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35. "RICH MAN POOR MAN": POVERTY IN AMERICA Interview with sociologist Joe Feagin, author of Subordinating of the Poor , on the causes of poverty, what is being done about it in other countries and what could be accomplished here. No copyright or dates VHS News No title No copyright or dates ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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429. A CONVERSATION WITH CUAUHTEMOC CARDENAS We interview the man who has had presidential elections blatantly stolen from him by the ruling PRI party in Mexico. The son of his country's most famous president, Cuauhtemoc describes the nature of Mexican politics and the struggles of the people to improve their lot and to effect true democracy without the corruption and repression exhibited by the present regime. News: October, 1990 Recorded Oct., 1990 Copyright Oct., 1990...
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070. NAGASAKI: A SURVIVOR'S STORY This powerful program recounts the horrors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing through slides and an interview with a man who was less than a mile from the hypocenter of the atomic bomb blast in Nagasaki. in addition to his experiences, we present comprehensive pictorial and narrative documentation, first, on the incendiary raids on Japan which preceded the atomic explosions, and then on to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki raids themselves. No More Hibakusha after...
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457. SCANDALS OF OUR TIME Pete Brewton is joined by (then) editor of the Texas Observer, David Armstrong. They tell of the wide ranging relationships of George Bush and his sons with the S & L demise, the CIA, the BCCI scandal, and other shady dealings with their oil companies. VHS Recorded Oct. 26, 1991 Copyright Nov., 1991 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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396. EMILE de ANTONIO TAKES US BEHIND THE BUSH Award winning documentary producer Emile de Antonio (See program #394.) gives us considerable insight into the history of George Bush and the type of person he is. Having a background which has placed him in relationships with upper class people, de Antonio has special insight into people such as George Bush, particularly Bush's experience of being in Skull and Bones at Yale. Emile also provides us with information about Bush's long term activities...
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479. A CONVERSATION WITH ARUN GANDHI The grandson of Mohandas "Mohatma" Gandhi tells of his relationship with the great man and what he was like as grandfather. Gandhi also tells of the struggles against Apartheid by him and his parents while living in racist South Africa. Arun relates incidents of beatings and harassment at the hands of the Whites. He also talks about Indian history and politics, and compares the caste system in India with Apartheid. Finally, he tells about his...
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482. PEOPLE POWER: It CAN Work! Featured is an award-winning documentary ("The Garfield Experience") by Californian Jacqueline Paul about the successes of the people in a non-affluent, racially mixed neighborhood in Phoenix to organize themselves to make their community a better place in which to live. News Kirkpatrick Sale interview recorded October 29, 1992 Copyright December, 1992 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in...
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